AHRQ’s evidence-based tools and resources are used by organizations nationwide to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care. The Agency’s Impact Case Studies highlight these successes, describing the use and impact of AHRQ-funded tools by State and Federal policy makers, health systems, clinicians, academicians, and other professionals.

Tell us how you're using our research or tools using these AHRQ Impact Case Studies criteria or contact us at ImpactCaseStudies@ahrq.hhs.gov.


Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-10
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Capital Health
Date: August 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-09-02
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Chronic Care: Breathing Conditions, Prevention, Aging
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: British Columbia Ministry of Health
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-08-07
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Prescription Drugs, Long-Term Care
Geographic Location: Canada, United States of America
Implementer: Omnicare, Inc.
Date: July 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-08-02
AHRQ Product(s): CERTs
Topic(s): Women's Health, Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Health Canada
Date: December 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-07-04
AHRQ Product(s): Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Research
Topic(s): Guidelines
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Infectious Disease Society of America, American Thoracic Society
Date: June 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-07-08
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Quality Indicator, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: The Fraser Institute
Date: May 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuiPS-07-01
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Prescription Drugs
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Health Canada
Date: October 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Canadian Institute for Health Information
Date: November 2005